Storing inspiration – in praise of Pinterest!

Half-term holiday week is drawing to a close here in the UK. Although the school holidays no longer make a huge impact on my weekly schedules there is still a different feel about these breaks and I tend to be motivated to do a few jobs and activities that wouldn’t normally be attempted during term time.  More of those at the end of this post… First: storing inspiration, information … Read more

Happy to be ‘off trend’ and thinking Civil War style

There’s a lovely thrill to opening a parcel of fabrics!  I treated myself to a batch of 10 Moda fat quarters from the winter sale section of kalquilts – www.kalquilts.com/maincategory/Winter_Sale .  The range of fabrics called ‘Perennials’ is quite old now and fits into the category of ‘reproduction Civil War prints’ -which I just love!  It’s the deep warm tones and ditsy prints that appeal to me. I think … Read more